Matthew 5: 1-10
Text: Matthew 5:3



  1. How does poor in spirit overlap with low self-esteem, and how is it different?


  1. Why is Poor in Spirit the Gateway beatitude? How are the other beatitudes dependent upon this first one?


  1. In what ways have you at times resisted feeling poor in spirit?


  1. How can community make it more comfortable for people to feel and express poorness of spirit?


  1. Off the Wall: Is there a particular piece of art you have seen that communicates poorness of spirit?